pseudorandom noise code
pseudorandom noise code[¦süd·ō¦ran·dəm ′nȯiz ‚kōd]
A method of transmitting messages in the presence of interference or noise, in which each binary digit in the original message is encoded by a long series of binary digits with desirable autocorrelation properties. Also known as pseudonoise code. Abbreviated PN code.
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